Naxos

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Naxos

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Lagos Mare Hotel

Lagos Mare, a newly built (2006) four star hotel with 28 rooms and 2 suites which is ideally situated 200m from the grained sandy beach of Agios Prokopios, really captures the whole beauty of Naxos island by having view both to the Mt Zas – the tallest mountain in the Cyclades – and to the golden endless beach of Agios Prokopios.
Lagos Mare Hotel

Corona Borealis Villa Hotel

We created a beautiful retreat and named it after a constellation that shines every night in the heavens after a myth born here. Naxos, the island of love stories among immortals, lies in the center of the Aegean Sea and sets the stage to live your very own myth.
Corona Borealis Villa Hotel

Iria Beach Art Hotel

The Iria Beach Art Hotel is located in the well-known resort of Agia Anna, on the western side of Naxos, close to the capital of the island. The hotel is built according to the traditional Cycladic architectural style and is situated next to Agia Anna Beach, which is one of the finest beaches in Naxos.
Iria Beach Art Hotel

Katerina Hotel

HOTEL KATERINA is located in the best and most famous beach in NAXOS ISLAND in Agios Prokopios, just 5 km. from NAXOS Town and only 2 minutes (60 meter) walking from the sandy beach of AGIOS PROKOPIOS with the crystal clear waters.
Katerina Hotel

Aegean Palace Hotel

On the popular seaside settlement of Plaka, Naxos Island, lies the luxurious Aegean Palace Hotel. In the beautiful garden of the hotel there is a pool, where you can enjoy the Greek sun or have a drink on the pool bar all day long.
Aegean Palace Hotel

The scenic island of Naxos is at the center of the Cyclades and is the largest in area in the forest. The landscape of the island has many variations. Plains succeed arid regions, mountains contrasts with its golden beaches and small villages are scattered throughout the island. The coastline is almost straight and not forming large natural harbors, which affected the occupations of residents in ancient times. The beaches are formed magical crystal clear.

The island has a history lost over time. His name allegedly received from the “Naxos” the legendary ruler of the first settlers who were Kares alleged son Polemona. The Naxos played an important role in the Cycladic culture, which seems to be launched in 5500 BC bloomed and 3000 BC In Grota of Naxos in the country but also in other locations on the island have found many Cycladic figurines and other findings of the Cycladic culture, set out in Naxos Archaeological Museum, the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens.

During the next few years Naxos inhabited by the Ionians, from the time saved the sanctuary of Demeter near the village of Sangri, which has been partially restored. The temple is considered very important for archaeology because it has survived in good condition and gives a lot of information about how to design and architecture of ancient temples. Other archaeological sites in Naxos are the ruins of archaic temple of Apollo and the Venetian Fortress of Naxos.

In Naxos lovers of swimming and water sports will find the beaches of their dreams. Popular and well organized for those who prefer the secular and small isolated beach for those seeking tranquility and relaxation, covering all requirements. The nightlife of the island is full of enchanting nights and taverns offer delicacies with traditional products. An unforgettable experience awaits you in Naxos, a place to discover.